Shopping and entertaining here
With its historic buildings, charming towns and villages, host of cultural attractions and a great range of places to eat and drink Uttlesford is a great place to shop and spend your leisure time.
Our two market towns, Great Dunmow and Saffron Walden offer a wide range of independent shops and high street names. Nearby Cambridge and Harlow provide further opportunities for shopping and for high end goods at a discount, the Freeport designer outlet village is just down the road.
Culturally, there are many museums and galleries to visit as well as a range of parks and gardens, including the stunning Audley End House. For entertainment Saffron Walden boasts Saffron Screen, a lively community cinema, and superb concert venue at Saffron Hall whilst the annual Thaxted Festival is a magnet for music lovers.
For outdoor enthusiasts National Cycle Route 11 runs through the district and to the south is the stunning Flitch Way path, a former railway line that passes through 15 miles of rural Essex between Bishop's Stortford and Braintree.